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Santa Cruz County
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Employment Opportunities

The District Attorney's Office is interested in individuals who want to work, or volunteer, in the criminal justice field. The Santa Cruz District Attorney's office offers the most extensive trial training of any District Attorney's Office in the State of California.  All new Santa Cruz Assistant Attorneys are assigned a senior attorney to act as their mentor helping them become a successful prosecutor.  The Santa Cruz District Attorney's office is a supportive, friendly environment where people enjoy sharing in each other's successes.

JOB OPENINGS IN THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE:

HIRING EXPERIENCED PROSECUTORS

The Santa Cruz District Attorney's Office is recruiting highly experienced litigators who are currently working as Assistant District Attorneys.

We are looking exclusively for Attorneys III and IV. We expect to hire someone who has extensive trial experience especially in the area of sexual assault and homicides. "Extensive" experience means dozens and dozens of serious trials, and a proven track record that can easily be checked in your jurisdiction. If you are interested, please forward a cover letter and resume to: DAO@co.santa-cruz.ca.us 

ALL OTHER APPLICANTS, please contact the County Personnel Department and fill out a job interest form.

If there are no current job openings, please be sure to fill out a job interest form on the County Personnel website  Current employment opportunities for all departments are listed on the county personnel website. Please click on this link for more information: http://www.jobaps.com/sc/

All applications must be submitted to the County Personnel Department.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

The VIP Programhas great volunteer opportunities. Recruitment is ongoing and continuous. Click here for more details: http://scvolunteercenter.org/programs/volunteer-initiative-program/

 

LAW CLERKS:

Law school students interested in volunteer Law Clerk positions may submit their resumes to: dao@co.santa-cruz.ca.usRecruitment is ongoing and continuous.